tack together

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v tack together create by putting components or members together "She pieced a quilt","He tacked together some verses","They set up a committee"
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Usage

In literature:

Mother cut me out some things and I was tacking them together.
"A Young Girl's Diary" by An Anonymous Young Girl
There is no need to tack a tale together; the thing is self-evident.
"Father Goriot" by Honore de Balzac
Should not we two tack our poor shreds of life together?
"When We Dead Awaken" by Henrik Ibsen
Once Tom and Tack, keeping close together doing scout work, were cut off from their companions.
"Air Service Boys in the Big Battle" by Charles Amory Beach
Her mind, her body, and clothes are parcels loosely tacked together, and for want of good utterance she perpetually laughs out her meaning.
"Character Writings of the 17th Century" by Various
They 'ad breakfast together agin next morning and Ginger tried another tack.
"Odd Craft, Complete" by W.W. Jacobs
There would be an inside sole as well as an outside sole tacked together by means of small tacks made of maple wood.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
Cloth may not be tacked together before inspection.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
Whenever the ticking gets dry fill it lightly with the hair, and tack it together.
"Burroughs' Encyclopaedia of Astounding Facts and Useful Information, 1889" by Barkham Burroughs
At 10.35 the British tacked together to the northward.
"The Major Operations of the Navies in the War of American Independence" by A. T. Mahan
Then all they have to do is to tack them together with the machines.
"My New Curate" by P.A. Sheehan
Put the tacks close together.
"Shelters, Shacks and Shanties" by D.C. Beard
Whenever the ticking gets dry, fill it lightly with the hair, and tack it together.
"The American Housewife" by Anonymous
It is made up entirely of cigar-box wood tacked together, and the top should overlap 1/4 inch.
"Boys' Book of Model Boats" by Raymond Francis Yates
Then make the folds lie closely together, by tacking them with a strong thread, and in long stitches.
"The Ladies' Work-Table Book" by Anonymous
When a hawk pursues a bird, the birds tack and turn as if linked together.
"Under the Maples" by John Burroughs
I may be able to string together a number of texts, and tack on an application, but that is mere mechanical work.
"A Book of Ghosts" by Sabine Baring-Gould
When the ticking gets dry fill it lightly, and tack it together.
"The New England Cook Book, or Young Housekeeper's Guide" by Anonymous
An open box, made of four bits of board, tacked together, answered the same purpose.
"American Pomology" by J. A. Warder
It is only a framework of words tacked together.
"Mysterious Psychic Forces" by Camille Flammarion
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In news:

Tacking together our schedule, The Observer noticed that Mercedes Benz Fashion Week technically starts Thursday, but nevertheless we found ourselves at a full-blown launch party Tuesday night.
Tack two plates together in a T joint, have your counselor inspect it, then weld a T joint with fillet weld on both sides.
Tack two plates together in a lap joint, have your counselor inspect it, then weld a lap joint with fillet weld on both sides.
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